- Thomas & Friends Fast Train, Slow Train published by Random House
- Written by: Rev. W. Awdry
- Illustrated by: Tommy Stubbs
- We recommend this book for kids ages 3 and up
What It Is
Thomas & Friends Fast Train, Slow Train is a re-telling of the classic fable The Tortoise and the Hare with favorite train engine characters. James and Edward both have to go to Ballahoo. Edward is slow and careful, while James is fast and proud. James teases Edward about being slow, but Edward proves that taking one's time has its advantages. As a Bright and Early Book, this picture book uses humor, rhythm, and limited vocabulary to encourage preschoolers to read for themselves.
Is It Fun?
This is a great book for Thomas and train fans who are just learning to read. It offers a classic story with favorite characters along with colorful and engaging illustrations by Tommy Stubbs.
Who It’s For
Fast Train, Slow Train is for Thomas & Friends fans ages 3–7.
What To Be Aware Of
No author is listed for this book.